VRFA blotter | Feb. 21

  • Friday, February 21, 2020 10:30am
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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 251 calls for service between Feb. 10 and 16th, among them the following:

Feb. 10

Technical rescue: 10:33 a.m. (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters responding to reports of a man who was trapped under a collapsed concrete retaining wall and finding him under tons of concrete, called in South King and Puget Sound Fire personnel to help extricate the man, and Medic One transported him to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Feb. 11

Aid call: 10:46 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters treated a person who had gobbled too many pills, and a private ambulance transported him or her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC) for further care.

Feb. 12

Attic fire:8:12 a.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters responding to an attic fire removed ceiling drywall and extinguished the fire with hand lines before it could spread to adjacent units. No one was hurt. The Fire Marshal’s office is investigating.

Feb. 13

Aid call: 5:05 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters evaluated a minor who’d been involved in a domestic violence assault, and, having determined that the kid didn’t need any additional medical attention, left him or her with Auburn Police.

Feb. 14

CPR: 2:36 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medic One responding to an unresponsive senior citizen near the horse stalls at Emerald Downs and finding the man or woman not breathing and without a pulse, performed CPR, which restored a pulse, and Medic 6 motored the person to MAMC.

Feb. 16

An aid call: (12:05 p.m., Auburn). Firefighters evaluated somebody who’d perhaps broken his or her nose in a fight, and a VRFA aid unit transported the person to MAMC.


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